Yulia Strekalova

By Janice Krieger In 2016, the National Cancer Institute launched the Cancer Moonshot with the goal of ending cancer. Increasing the financial resources available for cancer research is a crucial step for improving scientific understanding of the disease, as well as advancing the clinical availability of new tools for treating…

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Posted: October 25, 2017

It’s no revelation that social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram have changed the way we learn and communicate new information. But is it an effective way to communicate health risks associated with cancer? In new research that appeared in the Journal of Health Communication, University of Florida College of…

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Posted: October 25, 2017

Yulia Strekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development and Janice Krieger, UF STEM Translational Communication Center director, co-authored, “Beyond Words: Amplification of Cancer Risk Communication on Social Media,” published in The Journal of Health Communication on Sept. 28. In the…

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Posted: October 4, 2017

  Yulia Stekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development, is the author of “Defining Research: The Effect of Linguistic Choices on the Intentions to Participate in Clinical Research” published on June 7 in Clinical Nursing Research. In the article, Strekalova…

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Posted: July 12, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development Yulia Stekalova’s article Electronic Health Record Use Among Cancer Patients: Insights from the Health Information National Trends Survey was published in Health Informatics Journal on April 23. In the article, Strekalova shares data from…

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Posted: April 27, 2017

Research & Insights

What Makes a Better Facebook Post

Health organizations are increasingly turning to social media to distribute information and engage with their target audiences. But getting people involved is more complicated than simply posting to Facebook. New research out of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications by Yulia Strekalova, research assistant professor and director…

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Posted: April 21, 2017

Yulia Stekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development, has received a $15,000 UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute Translational Pilot Program Phase 1 award. Strekalova received funding for the project “Stakeholder Engagement and Patient Centered Communication in Leukemia Genetic Research,”…

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Posted: April 11, 2017

Research & Insights

The Language of Empathy

Showing empathy is critical for medical practitioners who often have to discuss sensitive medical information with patients. Patients are more willing to share details when they feel like their provider cares about them. This leads to better overall health outcomes. In a recent study, University of Florida College of Journalism…

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Posted: March 28, 2017

Yulia Strekalova is CJC’s Director of Grants Development and a recent CJC Ph.D. graduate. And now she can add assistant research professor to her resume. Strekalova was drawn to academia because of her curiosity of how people make sense of health information. Her interest in how people understand health information started with…

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Posted: January 6, 2017

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising Associate Professor Janice Krieger, director of the Stem Translational Communication Center (STCC), was guest editor for a special issue of the Journal of Language and Social Psychology. The special issue highlights “the ways in which science communication, and in particular translational…

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Posted: January 5, 2017

Four University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty have received a combined $16,000 in seed funding for new or extended research.  Dean Diane McFarlin awards seed funding annually to support research initiatives. Following are the winners and a summary of their research proposals. Dr. Huan Chen, assistant professor,…

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Posted: October 26, 2016

Janice Krieger, UF College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communication Center Director, and Yulia Strekalova, UF CJC Director of Grants Development, collaborated with two ShadowHealth researchers to publish an online article in Wolters Kluwer Health Nurse Educator. The Aug. 3 article, “Empathic Communication in Virtual Education for Nursing Students:…

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Posted: August 12, 2016